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  • Crusader Archaeology

    The Material Culture of the Latin East, 2nd Edition

    By Adrian Boas

    This new edition of Crusader Archaeology updates, with recent excavation results and research, the only detailed study of the material culture of the Crusades in Israel, Cyprus, Syria and Jordan. It examines what life was like for the Crusaders in their territory and how they were influenced by…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Exploring the Materiality of Food 'Stuffs'

    Transformations, Symbolic Consumption and Embodiments

    Edited by Louise Steel, Katharina Zinn

    From remote antiquity to contemporary contexts, food and the ‘stuff’ of food remains central to people’s daily experiences as well as their sense and expression of identity. This volume explores the materiality of foodstuffs past and present, examining humanity’s intriguingly complex relationships…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • The Writings of John Greenwood 1587-1590, together with the joint writings of Henry Barrow and John Greenwood 1587-1590

    By John Greenwood

    Henry Barrow and John Greenwood are the fathers of Elizabethan Separatism. Unlike Robert Browne, they refused to compromise their beliefs or conform to Anglicanism and as a consequence they died in 1593 - as martyrs for their steadfast adherence to the principles of English Congregationalism.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • The Life of Trade

    Events and Happenings in the Niumi’s Atlantic Center

    By Liza Gijanto

    The Life of Trade utilizes archaeological and historical sources to address the dynamic nature of the Atlantic trade on the Gambia River. Taking a fresh multi-disciplinary approach, the book highlights the region’s atypical position as a commercial crossroads and access point for both interior and…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Archaeology

  • Architectural Conservation in Asia

    National Experiences and Practice

    By John H. Stubbs, Robert G. Thomson

    At a time when organized heritage protection in Asia is developing at a rapid pace, Architectural Conservation in Asia provides the first comprehensive overview of architectural conservation practice from Afghanistan to the Philippines. The country by country analysis adopted by the book draws out…

    Hardback – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Language Contact and the Origins of the Germanic Languages

    By Peter Schrijver

    History, archaeology, and human evolutionary genetics provide us with an increasingly detailed view of the origins and development of the peoples that live in Northwestern Europe. This book aims to restore the key position of historical linguistics in this debate by treating the history of the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • Making and Growing

    Anthropological Studies of Organisms and Artefacts

    Edited by Elizabeth Hallam, Tim Ingold

    Making and Growing brings together the latest work in the fields of anthropology and material culture studies to explore the differences - and the relation - between making things and growing things, and between things that are made and things that grow. Though the former are often regarded as…

    Paperback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge
    Anthropological Studies of Creativity and Perception

  • Ways of Walking

    Ethnography and Practice on Foot

    Edited by Jo Lee Vergunst, Tim Ingold

    Despite its importance to how humans inhabit their environments, walking has rarely received the attention of ethnographers. Ways of Walking combines discussions of embodiment, place and materiality to address this significant and largely ignored 'technique of the body'. This book presents studies…

    Paperback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge
    Anthropological Studies of Creativity and Perception

  • Ancient Southeast Asia

    By John Norman Miksic, Goh Geok Yian

    Ancient Southeast Asia provides readers with a much needed synthesis of the latest discoveries and research in the archaeology of region, presenting the evolution of complex societies in Southeast Asia from the protohistoric period, beginning around 500 BC, to the arrival of British and Dutch…

    Paperback – 2016-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge World Archaeology

  • Vernacular Architecture in the Pre-Columbian Americas

    Edited by Christina Halperin, Lauren Schwartz

    Vernacular Architecture in the Pre-Columbian Americas reveals the dynamism of the ancient past, where social relations and long-term history were created post hole by post hole, brick by brick. This collection shifts attention away from the elite and monumental architectural traditions of the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-11 
    Routledge

  • Why Did Ancient Civilizations Fail?

    By Scott A J Johnson

    Ideas abound as to why certain complex societies collapsed in the past–environmental change, subsistence failure, fluctuating social structure, lack of adaptability. Why Did Ancient Civilizations Fail? evaluates the current theories in this important topic and discusses why they offer only partial…

    Paperback – 2016-10-07 
    Routledge

  • Settlement Ecology of the Ancient Americas

    Edited by Lucas C. Kellett, Eric Jones

    In this exciting new volume several leading researchers use settlement ecology, an emerging approach to the study of archaeological settlements, to examine the spatial arrangement of prehistoric settlement patterns across the Americas. Positioned at the intersection of geography, human ecology,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-05 
    Routledge

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